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Futureproof Extra: Genomics

One of the things we here at Futureproof talk a lot about is the genome, the complete IKEA instructions to building you that exists in nearly every one of your living cells. As research and genetic technologies improve, the potential for medicine and...

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07.30 22 Mar 2022


Futureproof Extra: Genomics



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07.30 22 Mar 2022


One of the things we here at Futureproof talk a lot about is the genome, the complete IKEA instructions to building you that exists in nearly every one of your living cells.

As research and genetic technologies improve, the potential for medicine and society is huge, but there are also potential dangers too.

It’s why the 'Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry' (IPPOSI) is looking for people to apply to join the Citizens’ Jury on Genomics to discuss all of the implications.

To discuss, Jonathan was joined by Gianpiero Cavalleri, Professor of Human Genetics at RCSI & Deputy Director of the SFI FutureNeuro Research Centre.

If you think you'd be interested in taking part you can apply at www.ipposi.ie before March 23rd.

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